Sir Samuel Hoare, the Foreign Secretary, made his long-awaited speech in the House of Commons on Tuesday, and it created a profound impression everywhere.
The first snowstorm since last winter broke over North Wales on Monday, and the coldest day of the season was experienced in most parts of the British Isles.
Conservatives, Liberals, and Socialists will form a " united front " for one day— on Sunday—in a demonstration in Hyde Park against the nazi regime in Germany.
A system for guiding aircraft to a safe landing in fog is to be installed at Heston.
In a speech at Worcester on Saturday Mr. Baldwin said that war was the Last thing in the mind of the British government.
B.B.C. plans include television transmissions for three hours daily when Alexandra Palace station is ready.
Beginning on November 8 the unemployment allowance for dependent children will be increased from 2s. to 35. a week.
" The Bells of Ouzeley," a well-known 650-year-old riverside inn at Old Windsor, is being pulled down. It is to be replaced by a modern hotel.
December 2 is likely to be the date on which the five-power naval conference will open in London.
The first meeting of the L.C.C. after the summer recess took place on Tuesday. The chief subjects discussed were slumclearance and housing.
On the expiry of the Washington and London naval treaties in 1936, Great Britain will begin a big navy rebuilding programme in 1937.
Armament manufacture in Sheffield has reached its highest peak since the war, and firms are now working three full shifts a day.
Trade-union membership in Great Britain and Northern Ireland has increased by 4.1 per cent.—the biggest advance since 1920.
Wages of dock-workers throughout the country are to be increased at the new year.
A Birmingham man killed his wife and committed suicide after complaining that factory noises prevented him sleeping.
A division of Italian troops (about 20,000) received orders to withdraw from Libya on the west frontier of Eg,pt. The movement is said to be a peace gesture towards Great Britain and France and entails no demand for a reciprocal gesture.
The U.S.A. government has wade a formal diplomatic appeal to S:gnor Mussolini to spare ancient Ethiopian towns from the destruction of modern warfare.
In the Seychelles Islands, newspapers are raising an outcry over a new press law compelling them to publish all government communications free of charge.
New restrictions in the use of cream and the shortage of cocoa in Germany are seriously affecting the chocolate
industry. The shortage of butter has caused raids to be made on delivery vans, and the butter stolen is afterwards peddled in the streets.
Professor Hubert Prochaska, a Czechoslovak psychologist. was shot dead by a man he was treating for insanity.
The first train to run between Russia and Rumania since the bolshevik revolution eighteen years ago has crossed the Dniester river with great ceremony.
The population of Turkey had to stop indoors on Sunday last on pain of fines or imprisonment, while a national census was being taken.
Germany's membership of the League of Nations ceased formally on Monday. It is expected that the permanent seat thereby made vacant will be given to Canada.
Negotiations between Egypt and Japan for the conclusion of a new commercial agreement were officially opened.
The Foreign • Minister of Argentina on Tuesday issued a decree providing for adherence to the World Court.
In view of frequent frontier incidents. the government of Manchukuo is making important proposals to the Soviet government.
Registered letters sent by Italians to addresses outside Italy must now be presented open at post offices by the senders; the new rule is intended to prevent the export of currency. • The dispute between Poland and Czechoslovakia has been taking a rather serious turn, and would be attracting more attention if it were not overshadowed by the halo-Abyssinian conflict. The Polish press has for weeks past been inciting the Polish minority in Czechoslovakia against Czechoslovak rule.